Wednesday NBA preview: Toronto Raptors at Brooklyn Nets
|Toronto Star 02 Apr 2019 at 20:54|
The Nets point guard will get some consideration in voting for the NBA’s most improved player this year, and will relish the matchup with the five-time all-star. Russell’s going to get his shots up, to be sure.
NEED TO KNOW
Toronto’s Danny Green is “probable” with a jammed left thumb … Brooklyn is right in the thick of the playoff race, and this game is part of a difficult stretch where they play Milwaukee twice, Toronto, Boston and Indiana once each … On Monday, Caris LeVert had his first 20-point game since coming back from a serious leg injury … Leonard has averaged 27.3 points in three games against the Nets this season … The Raptors are averaging 118.5 points per game during their current four-game win streak.